High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Paso Robles sweeps cross country meet at Santa Margarita Lake

Paso Robles High swept the large-school meets, winning both the girls and the boys team events at the Brug Invitational cross country meet at Santa Margarita Lake on Saturday.

The Bearcats had six finishers in the top 10 of the boys 5K race, with Gannon Chamberlain fourth overall (17 minutes, 43 seconds) and Trad Berti fifth (17:44) to finish with 30 points. Sanger was second with 49 points, followed by Highland with 102 and Atascadero with 128. Atascadero was fourth in the boys team race with Daniel Tull finishing 10th overall. Righetti’s Alec DeLeon was the boys individual winner with a time of 17:12.

In the large school girls meet, Paso Robles had five runners in the top 10 to easily won the team title with 17 points. Sanger was second with 65 points, and Atascadero was fifth with 124.

Paso Robles’ Claire Farrell won with a time of 22:02 and teammate Amanda Schultz was second (22:02). Atascadero’s Summer Rutherford was ninth overall (23:16).

In the small-school boys team portion, Nipomo came in second with 54 points with three finishers in the 10. Rogelio Flores was seventh (18:08) and Dylan Gillespie eighth (18:22) for the Titans.

Cabrillo won the boys small-school title with 17 points.

St. Joseph was third with 65 points, and Mission Prep was fourth with 116.

Mission Prep was led by Scott Scharlach, who was 11th (18:36).

Haley Lynn of Cabrillo won the small-school girls race with a time of 20:17 in leading her team to the team crown with 24 points, with Nipomo second with 90 points. Mission Prep was fourth with 97.

Witcher Taylor was Nipomo’s top finisher in 16th with a time of 23:45. Mission Prep was led by Caldera Alyssa, who was fifth (21:49) and Jacqueline San Jule was eighth (22:18). San Luis Obispo was sixth in the team race with Sophia May sixth overall (22:06).


Riverdale Christian 28, Coast Union 21

Coast Union scored with eight minutes remaining to make it a one-possession game but was unable to convert on two possessions inside the Riverdale Christian 20-yard line after that in dropping the nonleague road game.

Alexis Mireles had touchdown runs of 1 and 50 yards for the Broncos (0-5), who also had a 65-yard touchdown run from Vinh Trieu. Trieu ran 16 times for 130 yards, Mireles ran 10 times for 89 yards and threw for 128 more, and Lane Sutherland ran 17 times for 81 yards.

San Luis Obispo 40, Cabrillo 35, Friday night

Backup quarterback Omeed Djassemi threw a touchdown pass to Nate Greenelsh with two seconds remaining to lift the Tigers to a win over the Conquistadores.

Cabrillo had taken a 35-34 lead with 1:15 left on a touchdown and 2-point conversion.

Greenelsh also had two interceptions in the game, and the Tigers (2-4) forced five turnovers in the win.

Colton Marcum had two touchdowns rushing for San Luis Obispo.

Djassemi was playing for injured quarterback Sam Thompson, who missed the game.